Holmes Report 03 May 2017 // 10:41AM GMT
NEW YORK—Weber Shandwick was named North American Agency of the Year awards at the SABRE Awards dinner at Cipriani tonight, after earlier taking home Large Agency of the Year honors.
The award recognizes Weber Shandwick's impressive restlessness, despite the fact that the world’s second largest public relations firm continues to outperform all of its immediate rivals in terms of growth (North America fees up 11% last year, with 7% organic growth supplemented by the ReviveHealth acquisition). The firm has now been named Large Agency of the Year in three of the past four years.
Allison + Partners was named Specialist Agency of the Year in addition to winning the Digital Agency of the Year trophy.
Midsize Agency of the Year went to Zeno
Small Agency of the Year was Carmichael Lynch Relate
Boutique Agency of the Year was LDWW
Canadian Agency of the Year went to Veritas
New Agency of the Year was Vested
Other Specialist Agency of the Year winners are
Marina Maher Communications (Consumer)
Prosek Partners (Corporate/B2B)
Joele Frank (Financial)
GCI Health (Healthcare)
APCO (Public Affairs)
Bateman Group (Technology)
The 2017 North America PR Agencies of the Year are the result of an exhaustive research process involving more than 150 submissions and 50 face-to-face meetings with the best PR firms across the US and Canada. Full analysis of all winners and finalists can be found here.